The cash and credit card slips are still being counted but by all indications the weekend's Animal Care Center fundraiser was a huge success.
Almost 200 people attended the event, "Walk on the Wild Side", hosted at the Chocolate Hole home by Glenn and Joanne Hall.
They opened their magnificent villa to all manner of locals – whiskered, be-tailed, or masked – and a good time was had.
An extensive menu was available courtesy of many island restaurants. For instance, Skinny Legs offered Crab Cakes and Ted's Supper Club provided Flash Fried Eggplant Croistini. Cactus on the Blue served up Spinach and Mushroom Enchiladas whilke the Lime Inn had Beef Tenderloin available.
A band played on a balcony off one of the bedrooms overlooking the deck (a.k.a., dance hall) and the pool.